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Faculty Support for EdTech & Online Learning

We support all faculty in their use of educational technology and online learning. Our offices in Prescott and Verde Valley have computer space to use and learn in with helpful staff to assist you. We have media studios to create lessons and videos of all kinds.

Please contact us at or 928-771-6120 to discuss your needs, or make an online appointment with staff.

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Canvas is the college's Learning Management System (LMS). Every course has a course shell available, no matter what your delivery mode. 

To enter Canvas, first log in to the YC Portal from, then:

1. Click the "Canvas" quicklink.


2. Click the "my courses" tile, select your course and click "...Canvas Homepage". 

The first link below to the self-paced course covers all the basics for setting up your online course.

Go to the Canvas course forge

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Zoom is a video conferencing tool available to all teachers (and staff) to create online real-time meetings for classes or meetings.

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Panopto is a recording system for your videos and screen captures that integrates with Canvas.

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Turnitin is the plagiarism detection tool built into Canvas.

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Proctor U is our online proctoring service. Students are charged a fee for each exam based on its duration.

Proctor U. testing fees: students are responsible for paying the following:

Up to 60 minutes- $17.50
61-120 minutes- $25.00
121-180 minutes  $33.75

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Grammarly is a spelling and grammar checker and SO much more. It is currently being piloted and is available to all students, staff and faculty.

The TELS Webletter

The TeLS Webletter is a rich resource to learn about teaching, edtech, see what your colleagues are doing in courses, and have conversations about educational topics. 

Visit the Webletter

Media Streaming and Conversion

The Panopto system allows online video and audio to be delivered efficiently to online learners. TeLS can help you stream your course content, as well as prepare all sorts of media for online or traditional courses.

Copyright law must be taken into consideration when using any copyrighted material, even in education. Our Copyright webpage provides best practices, information, examples and perspectives.

Video Production

Video production services are available for instructional projects.

Computer Lab

Our office has workstations for you to use.

The Media Studio

We have a studio with a green screen and teleprompter where you can produce high quality videos.

Videos made here: Medieval Dress-Up | Course Intro

Copyright Help

Educators need to have a basic knowledge of copyright, and the TeLS department can provide information and training for you or your department. Explore our Copyright webpage for information, examples and perspectives, as well as many free photo and other resources.


We are your training experts in all aspects of distance learning. We provide formal trainings as well as one-on-one help with virtually anything related to the subject. Check the YC Training Site for scheduled events, or contact us for an appointment. Our bi-annual Faculty Learning Institutes are fun events to connect with colleagues and staff on a wide range of topics in education today, technological and otherwise. They are great professional growth opportunities to give and receive training, participate in discussions, and collaborate on issues important to your work.